This is the follow-up webinar to the Guidance Under Fire: Navigating the Recent Manufacturer Developments webinar.
Join Turnkey Leaders, Rich Bucher, Jake Thompson, and Felicity Homsted along with Stephanie Ingrey from Nevada Health Centers and Michael Dawson of Providence Health to discuss these breaking issues and help you develop response strategies.
What You Will Learn From This Webinar:
- What are the impacts of manufacturers restricting 340B prices for covered entities purchasing through contract pharmacies?
- How are covered entities responding to manufacturers contract pharmacy claims data requests?
- Which areas of your 340B program will be affected by shifting 340B discounts to a rebate model instead of up-front discounts?
- What strategies are other covered entities considering to address these developments?
About the Speakers
About the Speakers
Stephanie Ingrey, PharmD
Nevada Health Centers
Stephanie is the Pharmacy Director at Nevada Health Centers and has been for the past 13 years. Stephanie recieved her PharmD from the University of Washington in 2000. Nevada Health Centers is a nonprofit organization providing healthcare services to more than 50,000 Nevadans in urban, rural and frontier communities throughout Nevada each year. Nevada Health Center’s mission is to provide access to quality healthcare services throughout Nevada.
Michael Dawson, System Dir 340B Procurement, Providence St. Jospeh Health
Michael Dawson has been with Providence St. Jospeh Health for over 9 years and recieved his MBA from Williamette University. Providence Health is committed to helping more people enjoy the gift of good health so that they, in turn, can use their unique talents to make the world a better place. Providence is a not-for-profit health system, comprising a diverse family of organizations serving Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington.
Rich Bucher, JD, RPh
Rich is a lead auditor, oversees client solutions, and manages legal and compliance-related issues. Rich is a pharmacist and attorney with over 25 years of experience in pharmacy leadership, healthcare law and compliance, and contracting. This includes practical experience with a large healthcare organization and large regional health plan dealing with operational and compliance/legal issues associated with managing a system-wide 340B program. Rich was also an adjunct professor of pharmacy and healthcare law at a pharmacy school in Utah for a number of years. He has conducted many external 340B audits for various covered entity types and supported many client 340B HRSA audits.
Felicity Homsted PharmD, MBA, 340B ACE
Felicity Homsted serves as a Director of Research and Education with Turnkey Pharmacy Solutions specializing in 340B Program operations and compliance. From 2012 to 2018, Dr. Homsted was Chief Pharmacy for Penobscot Community Health Center Inc. (PCHC); Maine’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center serving over 70,000 patients across the state. She was responsible for the administration of four pharmacies, integrated pharmacy services and PCHC’s accredited community pharmacy and health systems pharmacy administration (HSPA) residency programs. She served as subject matter expert for the Apexus 340B Prime Vendor Program and faculty member for Apexus 340B University from 2014-2018.
Jacob Thompson PharmD, MS, 340B ACE
An experienced pharmacy executive with an accountable and innovative track record creating and implementing key strategies in clinical, operational, and business aspects of healthcare. He has vast experience managing 340B programs from very large DSH hospitals to Critical Access Hospitals. He has extensive experience in optimizing the 340B program through day to day administration and compliance, program optimization tactics, and strategic growth tactics. He has held numerous national 340B leadership positions and been a strong advocate for the 340B program.